Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans Celebrates 5th Anniversary this October

The official Twitter account for the Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans series has announced a 5th anniversary event for October 4th titled “Iron-Blooded Day”.

Illustration by series character designer Yu Ito

The “Gundam Channel” on YouTube will be streaming a 5th anniversary special program at 5pm with Mikazuki Augus and Orga Itsuka actors Kengo Kawanishi and Yoshimasa Hosoya respectively, as well as other cast and staff members.

“Gundam Channel” will also be streaming four fan voted episodes from the fifty episode series, beginning 7:30PM.

Directed by Tatsuyuki Nagai, and scripted by Mari Okada, Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans began airing October 2015. Set in the bleak Post Disaster era, the series follows a group of child soldiers—Mikazuki Augus, Orga Itsuka, and several others as they are hired to protect a young aristocrat seeking to liberate the Martian colony from Earth’s rule. When the tyrannical Earth peacekeeping force Gjallarhorn threatens those involved, Mikazuki must head into battle using a Calamity War-era relic—the Gundam Barbatos.

Currently in development by Bandai Namco and Sunrise BEYOND is a new mobile app named Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans G. The app includes a spin-off of the TV series titled Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans: Urðr-Hunt, taking place between seasons one and two, set on the Venus colony of Radonista, following protagonist Wistario Afam piloting the mysterious Gundam Hajiroboshi. Urðr-Hunt will feature anime and gameplay components, with staff  members from the original series such as Tatsuyuki Nagai and Masaru Yokoyama returning to their roles for the spin-off game. 

Source: G_Tekketsu Twitter

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